The 2014 season finally kicked off in earnest at the Tour Down Under, bringing with it our first chance to see the world’s most exotic race bikes up close in the carbon...

ABOVE: At long last the Vector power-metering pedals have made it onto the team bikes, which must be a relief for the Garmin marketing team. Mavic’s front Cosmic still carries the Special Service Course sticker from when they were in development.

20 January 2014 16th Tour Down Under Bike of FAIRLY Caleb (USA) Garmin - Sharp Photo : Yuzuru SUNADA

Garmin’s Vector pedals finally make it onto the team bike
Photo : Yuzuru SUNADA

20 January 2014 16th Tour Down Under Bike of FAIRLY Caleb (USA) Garmin - Sharp Photo : Yuzuru SUNADA

Mavic continues to work with Garmin both as a supplier and as a development partner

Photo : Yuzuru SUNADA